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Denglisch and Germany's War of Words
It is a popular, even trendy, German English language mixture,but "Denglisch", doesn't thrill everyone, and has a few powerful opponents. Some of the most commonly used words and phrases have been banned for use in many official offices and documents.

Three Kings Day, Epiphany in Germany
January 5 - Twelfth Night, and next day "Dreikönigstag" - Three Kings Day, Epiphany, are the final hours of the Advent and Weihnachten season. The ending of the Christmas celebrations in German speaking countries are a mixture of Tradition, Charity, Religion and Folklore.

Three Kings Day Cake Recipe
Dreikönigstag, Epiphany, brings an end to the Christmas season. In many of Germany's regions, and in German speaking countries, one of the day's traditions is a King's Cake with the crowning as "King for the Day" for whoever finds the Christkind figure, or dried white bean, in their portion.

Celebrating New Year's Eve in Germany
German New Year's Traditions can be old, new, based on customs from a pagan past, but all are designed to ensure the coming year has the best chance possible of becoming a vintage one. Known as "Silvester", this is how a New Year is celebrated in Germany.

Feuerzangenbowle, a Traditional Hot Punch Recipe
Germany’s Feuerzangenbowle, Flaming Fire Tongs Punch, made with red wine, rum and sugar flambé, is not only a traditional Christmas and New Year’s drink but a favorite throughout the winter and holiday season.

Christmas in Germany
A rich and colorful mix of the religious, secular, traditional, folk and...food, Christmas in Germany is filled with celebration and age old customs.

German Christmas Cookie Recipes
Vanilla Crescents and Cinnamon Stars are two of the most popular Weihnachtsplätzchen. Traditional "Holiday Cookies", or Weihnachtskekse and a central and indispensable part of a Christmas in Germany.

Germany's Prehistoric Solar Observatory
For the prehistory agricultural civilization that 7,000 years ago created Germany's Goseck Circle, Solstice was an important seasonal midpoint celebration. The circle predates Britain's Stonehenge by at least two millennia and it probably the world's oldest solar observatory.

Currywurst, its Story and Authentic Recipe
What is a Currywurst? Well life without it would be unthinkable for many Germans. A grilled sausage with special curry sauce, and far tastier than ketchup and curry powder or the contents of a packet, it's an iconic fast food snack enjoyed everywhere. Here is its story and authentic sauce recipe.

Germany's Christmas Markets, Weihnachtsmärkte
Advent in Germany and the traditional "Weihnachtsmärkte" begin to open. Famous the world over the Christmas Markets, with their enchanting nostalgic atmosphere and delicious seasonal aromas, are an unforgettable part of the German holiday season.

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